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Taiwan Presidential Election

Drew Thompson talked about the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan between KMT candidate Ma Ying-Jeou and Democratic Progressive Party… read more

Drew Thompson talked about the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan between KMT candidate Ma Ying-Jeou and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Frank Hsieh. The contest pits Jeou, a candidate who favors a close relationship with China, and Hsieh who is described as more of a moderate. Mr. Thompson talked about the issues driving the election contest, the influence of China and the U.S., and what happens to both China and Taiwan after the election is over. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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  • Paul Orgel Coordinating Producer C-SPAN->Editorial
  • Drew Thompson Senior Fellow and Director Nixon Center->China Studies Program

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2008 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 16, 2008 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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